Tag Archives: Life

They Called Him Wes

Tomorrow would have been his 99th birthday. He was born June 11, 1918 in Carrington, ND. His name was Wesley L. Kallberg, He went by Wes, but us five kids called him “Dad.” He was the last of the breed … Continue reading

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The Question of a Mattress.

So, on one of the interminable breaks for commercials today, a voice posed this question. “Do you love your mattress?” When is the last time anyone has asked you such a personal question? Ordinarily, I would ignore such a question, … Continue reading

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Wayne’s Birthday.

I was reminded yesterday by my iPhone calendar that today is the birthday of my good friend Wayne Tanous. Wayne, as most who will see this post know, died just over a month ago, so his memory is still really … Continue reading

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The Last Christmas

Originally posted on The Chocolates of My Mind:
It is but a few days before that magical night of Christmas Eve. A time when the sounds of the city fade into the distance, and the quiet of the night is…

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Where The Popsicles Are-153

The Day After I woke early on Thursday morning with an urgency I hadn’t felt for a long time. I realized  as I sat on the edge of the bed, there was a lot to be done in a very … Continue reading

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